Scientists find eating nuts can improve your sexual function

Regular consumption of nuts improves the quality of orgasms and sexual function.

How eating nuts improves sex

Researchers from Spain have found that consuming 60 grams of nuts per day improves sexual function.

The prevalence of erectile and sexual dysfunction is thought to affect two per cent of men under the age of 40 years, around 52 per cent of men aged 40 to 70 years and more than 85 per cent of men over 80.

The researchers conducted the first nutritional intervention study with healthy participants of reproductive age in order to determine if regular consumption of nuts has any effect on sexual function. 

The risk factors associated with sexual and erectile dysfunction are smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, a lack of physical exercise, stress and an unhealthy diet.

In a previous study, the same research group described how certain nuts (walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds) improved sperm quality, although there were still no studies demonstrating the positive effects of these nuts on sexual function.

This study was conducted on 83 individuals who were following a western diet (poor in fruit and vegetables, and rich in animal fats).

The participants were divided into two groups: one group continued to follow their normal western diet over 14 weeks, while the other group complemented their diets with a daily intake of 60 grams of walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds. 

At the end of the study period, each participant completed an internationally validated questionnaire containing 15 questions on sexual function.

The findings show that adding walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds to an unhealthy western diet can improve sexual desire and orgasm quality.

The researchers also pointed out that further studies involving more participants are needed to confirm these results and to determine how these benefits arise.

Do you eat nuts regularly as part of a healthy diet? Will you consider eating more in light of this study? Do you think you could get the same results eating different nuts?

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    ROB
    31st Jul 2019
    11:30am
    WHAT! No comments? Everybody must be away going nuts.
    East of Toowoomba
    31st Jul 2019
    11:34am
    off to buy more nuts
    gerry
    31st Jul 2019
    12:06pm
    at 80I,m brimming with nuts and cant thinking about what to do with the empty cartons … , but I think but Ithink all the women in Cairns don't like nuts
    TREBOR
    31st Jul 2019
    1:49pm
    Chatting to a lady in the art group of the ex the other night at a Queen concert, and she said she and her hubby were still a couple but lived in two separate homes - when I responded that's the best way to enjoy the good bits without the daily baggage - she said:- "That ship has sailed."

    Whaaat? I feel sorry for her.
    gerry
    31st Jul 2019
    12:06pm
    at 80I,m brimming with nuts and cant thinking about what to do with the empty cartons … , but I think but Ithink all the women in Cairns don't like nuts
    Gypsy
    31st Jul 2019
    12:30pm
    Oh my goodness. I took that totally around the wrong way when I read it without glasses. LMAO.
    Gypsy
    31st Jul 2019
    12:30pm
    Oh my goodness. I took that totally around the wrong way when I read it without glasses. LMAO.
    Older
    31st Jul 2019
    12:43pm
    The title of the article had me thinking it would be very painful and but must reduce the sexual function of those with the nuts.
    TREBOR
    31st Jul 2019
    1:46pm
    I will avoid oddball comments on nuts.... though I do tend to eat a lot of them.. especially cashews and macadamias and quite a few others...

    My uncle used to call me a cannibal for eating nuts...
    TREBOR
    31st Jul 2019
    1:50pm
    Ouch - that cold, hard bench...

    More like hallway sex these days... just pass one another and say 'get stuffed'...
    Polly Esther
    31st Jul 2019
    1:56pm
    a different slant on "nibbling nobbies nuts" ??
    don't nibble his nuts or he might fail to come across that is.
    Oh dear, OMG I think I've gone too far.
    Greg
    31st Jul 2019
    2:50pm
    Sorry, where do you actually put the nuts to improve sex?
    greenie
    31st Jul 2019
    3:20pm
    How does he keep his towel up?
    ...and in the laundry too!
    MICK
    31st Jul 2019
    3:36pm
    I was kind of wondering if that was the author? If so where do I get one......we really need some smilie icons on this blog. Come on YLC, or are you all too busy buying nuts at Woolies.
    Chris B T
    31st Jul 2019
    4:12pm
    The Photo show me how to get a hernia.
    Best left for the Fit Couple.
    {;-(
    RJ
    31st Jul 2019
    5:39pm
    yes i'll eat more nuts but I also like brazil nuts so theyll be in the mix!
    Alexii
    31st Jul 2019
    6:06pm
    Definitely! Keep it going for as long as possible. What happens if my wife and I both eat a kg of nuts per day?
    Charlie
    31st Jul 2019
    7:07pm
    Any focus on nuts will do it.
    morrowj1122
    31st Jul 2019
    7:40pm
    Got two already.
    Diaphyseal-46
    31st Jul 2019
    9:21pm
    Working in remote places for long periods of time, and hearing/learning peanuts were a good source of food, I bought a 4 kg tin of peanuts to munch on. Four weeks into an eight-week stay in the GSD I found myself in an embarrassing situation. Standing up constantly was a major problem. The field party leader told me to lay off the peanuts and the problem went away.


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